Applegreen fundraise for charities

Applegreen fundraise for charities

22 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Applegreen today announced that their customers and staff all over Ireland have raised a milestone €2 million for charity since the foundation of the company’s charitable fund in 2009, making a crucial contribution to vital children and adult charity services nationwide. Applegreen fundraising efforts in Co Cork, including collections, the One […]

PHOTOS: Cork celebrates Jewish History

PHOTOS: Cork celebrates Jewish History

22 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Evening Echo is a public artwork by New Zealand artist Maddie Leach. It is sited on old gasometer land gifted by Bord Gáis to Cork City Council in the late 1980s. This site was subsequently re-dedicated as Shalom Park in 1989. The park sits in the centre of […]

VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

VERDE LED is first Irish lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation

21 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Cork based manufacturer of commercial energy saving LED lighting solutions, VERDE LED has become the first, and only, Irish Lighting manufacturer to receive Carbon Trust accreditation from the UK. The Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier scheme is the UK’s market-leading scheme for high quality energy efficient equipment and […]

WEST CORK CRIME: Ballinspittle Garda Station to reopen

21 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ballinspittle Garda station is to reopen, a Fine Gael Minister has said. Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Cork South West TD Jim Daly, has said the community can now look forward to a safer future after working tirelessly for their Garda station to be restored. Above: […]

Youth Clubs in West Cork get vital Equipment Grant

Youth Clubs in West Cork get vital Equipment Grant

21 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that almost 40 youth groups in West Cork will receive grants ranging from €1,000 to €5,000 for equipment. Commenting on the announcement, Minister Daly said, ‘I am delighted to confirm that […]

MID CORK: Delays to Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera flood relief scheme

MID CORK: Delays to Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera flood relief scheme

20 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Aindrias Moynihan TD has said that it is simply not acceptable that the people of Ballyvourney and Ballymakeera are still waiting for the urgently needed flood relief scheme six years after the initial designs were first published. “The people of these communities are living under the constant threat […]

Additional funding for Senior Alerts Scheme Confirmed – Daly

Additional funding for Senior Alerts Scheme Confirmed – Daly

20 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South West Fine Gael TD and Minster for Older People, Jim Daly, has today confirmed that there is to be an additional €400,000 allocated to the Senior Alerts Scheme. Speaking on today’s announcement Minster Daly said, ‘ After flagging this issue as a priority for me I’m […]

Minister inspects Remediation Works on Toxic Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour

Minister inspects Remediation Works on Toxic Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour

20 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), visited the East Tip works site at Haulbowline Island. The Minister’s visit follows the signing in July of the contract to commence an extensive remediation of the large East Tip waste deposit site as the […]

Santa Claus visits St Annes Childrens Ward, Mercy Hospital

Santa Claus visits St Annes Childrens Ward, Mercy Hospital

20 December 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Santa and “little helpers” from the River Lee Hotel pay a special Christmas visit to St. Anne’s Children’s Ward at The Mercy Santa Claus paid a very special visit to St. Anne’s Children’s Ward at the Mercy University Hospital on Tuesday, December 19th; and together with some “little […]

26 Mid-Cork youth organisations to receive €86,000 in grants

26 Mid-Cork youth organisations to receive €86,000 in grants

20 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie “The announcement of Youth Club Grants to so many local Cork organisations is one of the best Christmas gifts that these clubs and their members could receive,” said local Fianna Fáil TD, Aindrias Moynihan. Deputy Moynihan was commenting after it was announced that 26 youth organisations in the […]

EAST CORK: Saleen (between Midleton and Whitegate) to get state of the art Waste Water Treatment Plant

EAST CORK: Saleen (between Midleton and Whitegate) to get state of the art Waste Water Treatment Plant

20 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Irish Water seeks planning permission to develop Integrated Constructed Wetland wastewater (i.e. sewerage) treatment system Proposed system would facilitate future growth and development while offering significant environmental benefits Irish Water is working with Cork County Council to provide a sustainable wastewater treatment system for Saleen in East Cork […]